Tuesday, May 19, 2015

In 10 Years, Verizon Communications Will Have Zero Copper Network Revenue

Increases or declines of any quantity at a 10-percent rate are serious matters. If anything grows at 10 percent annually, it doubles in 10 years. If something declines at a 10-percent annual rate, it disappears in 10 years.

It’s something to ponder seriously: Sowmyanarayan Sampath, Verizon Communications SVP of transformation says Verizon’s copper-based revenue is declining eight percent to 10 percent a year.

At that rate, the revenue stream disappears in a decade. If you want to know why tier-one telcos want to decommission the old “public switched telephone network,” that is why.

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